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Suzuki is planning a new car factory in Myanmar

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Suzuki has announced the construction of a new automotive plant in Myanmar. The firm will provide equipment for manufacturing, painting. And installation of four-wheelers at the new factory.

In India, Suzuki has only one self-owned vehicle plant situated in Hansalpur (Gujarat).

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Suzuki currently has two plants in Burma. A total of four models are manufactured in the region, namely Carry, Ciaz, Ertiga, and Swift. The new plant of the group will be situated in an industrial park. As in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. In the southeast of Yangon. So, the factory will have an annual manufacturing capacity of 40,000 units.

In India, Suzuki has only oneself- car plant situated in Hansalpur (Gujarat). The annual manufacturing volume was originally 2.50,000 units. So, the company began manufacturing in February 2017. And the Baleno so the first model to make. A second assembly line added in January 2019. And expanding the total manufacturing capacity to 5,000,000 units. The production of Swift at this plant began the same month.

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The first assembly line in Gujarat and used for both Baleno and Swift. While the second assembly line so used only for Swift. Suzuki also manufactures a 1.2-liter petrol engine. And so a 5-speed manual transmission with a 5-speed automatic manual transmission at the Gujarat factory. This will roll out 2,50,000 engine units and 1,60,000 (combined) transmission units each year.

Suzuki will be beginning to produce Jimny in India later this year.

Suzuki plans to add a new assembly line to the Gujarat plant in July. So, this will raise the annual manufacturing capacity to 2,50,000 units. The company would continue producing Jimny (Jimny Sierra). With a regional 3-door plant in May and then Jimny (Gyspy). And a 5-door plant by the end of the year. In November, Maruti Suzuki will launch the latter in India and sell it through NEXA.

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